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Xavier Cortada's Public Art

Xavier Cortada, "Four Elements at the Frost: Ignis," 2008.Public Art

Art in State Buildings
Four Elements at the Frost, 2008
Frost Art Museum 
Miami, Florida 

Broward County Public Art and Design Program
Pelican Path and Starfish Shuffle, 2013
Port Everglades Terminal 2
Hollywood, FL

Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places/City of Miami Gardens

Splash!, 2012
Miami Gardens, FL

Monroe County Art in Public Places
Native Canopy,  2009
Murray E. Nelson Upper Keys Government and Cultural Center
Key Largo, FL 

Pinellas County Public Art and Design Program
Florida Botanical Gardens, 2009
Largo, FL 

Xavier Cortada, The Reclamation Project/Coastal Reforestation, 2008
Xavier Cortada, The Reclamation Project/Urban Reforestation, 2009

Public Art ReviewCortada's eco-art work through the Reclamation Project is featured in Public Art Review:

Green Museum, by Allison Compton, Public Art Review, Issue 40, pp 52-55 (Spring/Summer 2009).


9/13/2014 » 11/1/2014
Cortada to celebrate 50th Birthday with "Littoral Creatures" exhibit opening on September 13th

9/27/2014 » 1/4/2015
Glenbow Museum (Calagry, Canada): Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775 - 2012

Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves' Paddle Out

Pancho's Wake & Closing reception for "Littoral Creatures"

FIU College of Architecture + The Arts

Xavier Cortada
Florida International University
College of Architecture + The Arts
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.


 Reclamation Project

Native Flags


Xavier Cortada created art installations at the North Pole and South Pole to address environmental concerns at every point in between. He’s been commissioned to create art for the White House, the World Bank, Miami City Hall, Miami-Dade County Hall, Florida Botanical Gardens, the Miami Art Museum, Museum of Florida History, Miami Science Museum and the Frost Art Museum. Cortada has also developed numerous collaborative art projects globally, including peace murals in Cyprus and Northern Ireland, child welfare murals in Bolivia and Panama, AIDS murals in Switzerland and South Africa, and eco-art projects in Holland, Hawaii, New HampshireLatvia and Taiwan. Cortada serves as artist-in-residence at the FIU College of Architecture + The Arts.



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